The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 56 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 15 26 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.32% 4.13% 7.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.94% 14.05% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 43
Average salary £47,500 £49,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.04% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £38,850 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SQL Server 2008
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
216 185 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 33.38% 29.37% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 176 166 174
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £85,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Trend in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Slough region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

SQL Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Slough

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (92.86%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) .NET
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) ETL
6 10 (35.71%) IIS
6 10 (35.71%) C#
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 10 (35.71%) CSS
6 10 (35.71%) XML
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (35.71%) MVC
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (32.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
7 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
8 8 (28.57%) HTML
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (25.00%) VMware
9 7 (25.00%) IBM
10 6 (21.43%) Middleware

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Slough region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (35.71%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) S/MIME
1 4 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (14.29%) MySQL
5 4 (14.29%) OLTP
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
6 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Law
2 2 (7.14%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) DBA
3 7 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 6 (21.43%) Applications Support
4 6 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 4 (14.29%) PHP Developer
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Report Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Report Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 10 (35.71%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) XML
3 8 (28.57%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (21.43%) Middleware
4 6 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) Ajax
5 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (14.29%) DHTML
5 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 4 (14.29%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) LAMP
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) AS400
3 4 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) iSeries
3 4 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) AIX
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ETL
2 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 9 (32.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (21.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (21.43%) UML
5 5 (17.86%) OO
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) Data Management
6 4 (14.29%) Data Security
6 4 (14.29%) OOD
6 4 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) SOA
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Database Security
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
8 2 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.86%) VB
5 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 4 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) IBM
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Veritas